Issue: 2013 Sep/Oct

  • Sept/Oct 2013 Editorial by Rod Paddock
  • The future at Microsoft is cloudy, with an increasingly bleak chance of on-premises. It’s interesting to see how Microsoft is aggressively transitioning into a device and serv...
  • I have a client that has a few Windows Services and some EXEs that run on a computer to perform various business functions. Every once in a while, the processes fail and need ...
  • If you have been following this series of CODE Framework articles, you are already aware that CODE Framework provides the ability to use, create, and customize awesome-looking...
  • When I started my company Attachments.me three years ago, NoSQL was a hot topic. Advocates preached impressive benefits:
  • Database developers who learn Microsoft SQL Server Analysis Services (SSAS) know that they face a number of learning curves. In prior Baker’s Dozen articles, I’ve covered many...
  • The Module Pattern is not a new topic or unique to JavaScript. Yet for many that are new to JavaScript, the Module Pattern is a topic that eludes. Whether you are an experienc...
  • This article introduces a few of the coolest features in RavenDB 2.5, but before I get to the stuff that will make you drool, there is a slight possibility that you aren't fam...
  • Increasingly, users have come to expect that applications they use continue to respond while the application processes information in the background. To achieve the best respo...
  • Since the release of .NET 1.0 more than ten years ago, the classes governing identity have remained unchanged. That’s a good thing, because identity and security is at the cor...
  • Writing software is hard, particularly when the schedules keep programmers’ “nose to the grindstone;” every so often, it’s important to take a breather and look around the wor...